Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes

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Aimee’s Jewel joins Victorian stable

Group Three-winning mare Aimee’s Jewel has joined the stable of Kyneton trainer Charles Cassar as she looks to add Australian black-type to her CV. The daughter of Proisir won three of her seven starts for Stratford trainer Trudy Keegan, including a memorable victory in the Group 3 Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) at Riccarton in November.[...]
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Keegan on the ride of her life

Trudy Keegan is still on cloud nine after taking out the Group 3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) at Riccarton with Aimee’s Jewel last month. It was the first time the Stratford trainer had campaigned in the South Island and she said she couldn’t have hoped for a better experience. “Riccarton was our first[...]
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Parsons mare ideally placed

Six-year-old mare Kiwi Ida will start favourite in Wednesday’s Group 3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) on the back of an eye-catching performance when second to Wekaforce in the Listed Pegasus Stakes (1000m) last Saturday. The John and Karen Parsons-trained mare is rated 18 points superior to her nearest rival in the fillies and[...]
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Mile switch for talented Communique

In-form mare Communique looks one of the better chances in Wednesday’s Group 2 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m) at Riccarton, although the daughter of Redwood has had an unorthodox preparation for the $230,000 feature. Prepared by Stephen Autridge and Kris Shailer, Communique was initially on a path towards the Group 3 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup[...]
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Northern mission for Wekaforce

Riccarton trainer Terri Rae is planning a trip to the North Island for her smart sprinter Wekaforce. Rae has won three races with the mare since she transferred from Tony Pike’s stable in Cambridge as a two-time winner. The daughter of Showcasing headed back across the Cook Strait last March for a hit-and-run black- type[...]
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Ticket to Ride a Group 3 winner

Ticket To Ride has booked her fare to the broodmare paddock after taking out the Group 3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) at Riccarton on Wednesday. It was the first black-type victory for the daughter of Shocking who has been in fine form since joining trainer Andrew Carston’s Riccarton stable at the beginning of[...]
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First southern tilt for Millar

New Plymouth trainer Janelle Millar has crossed the Cook Strait for the first time in a bid to snare some stakes spoils on the second day of the New Zealand Cup Carnival at Riccarton on Wednesday. Millar will line-up Group 3 performer Tinkalicious in the Group 3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) and she[...]
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